John L. Hines, Jr.John Hines, Jr. Clark Hill
John L. Hines, Jr.
John L. Hines, Jr. works with clients seeking to realize value from intellectual property, technology, data, and other information and software technology assets through licenses, joint ventures, M&A, and cloud and other technology services agreements.
He has counseled clients on software and information technology matters for over twenty years. John works with clients to create go-to-market transactional models for development, licensing and commercialization of information technologies, including advanced and emerging technologies involving artificial intelligence and sensor technologies. John regularly counsels clients on their rights under the Copyright Act, and, in that context, he continues to help clients navigate the use of open source software in development projects, transactional due diligence and contractual risk allocation.
Earlier in his career, John was a litigator and represented clients in the state and federal courts in criminal defense matters, civil rights claims, shareholder and commercial disputes, and intellectual property litigation. John continues to provide intellectual property litigation support and assists clients in resolving copyright and contract disputes pertaining to rights allocations and infringements.